Crops Insured
Crops Insured Acres
Total Acres
Percent Insured
Apples 1,176 2,900* 41%
Barley 14,085 13,721 100%
Blueberries 10,420 23,100* 45%
Corn 17,089 31,000 55%
Forage Production
504 NA NA
Forage Seeding
88 1,000 9%
Fresh Market Sweet Corn
142 NA NA
Green Peas
0 NA NA
Oats 17,628 21,000 84%
Potatoes 47,684 49,000 97%
Wheat 554 680 81%
*Total acres is 2016 NASS data
Crop Pilot Programs
Program County Availability
Total Liability
Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (Rainfall Index)
All Counties
$0
Whole-Farm Revenue Protection
All Counties
$73,520
Dollar Liability Program
Total Dollar Liability
Livestock Gross Margin – Dairy Cattle
$1,731,880
Livestock Gross Margin – Swine
$0
Nursery $0
15 Year Crop Insurance History for Maine
Year Policies Earning Premium
Net Acres Insured
Liability Gross Premium
Losses Loss Ratio
2003 575
107,292 58,685,689 4,845,069 4,214,782 0.87
2004 567 104,797 53,954,780 3,956,916 10,021,391 2.53
2005 518 100,257 60,018,679 5,085,417 6,372,484 1.25
2006 543 98,896 59,426,140 5,146,528
2,633,896 0.51
2007 515 98,038 60,774,690 5,405,322 2,395,538 0.44
2008 550 108,838 70,395,584 6,559,950 5,224,901 0.80
2009 604
124,572 78,746,828 7,885,240 8,979,136 1.14
2010 575 121,925 73,492,925 7,488,710 2,584,386 0.35
2011 546 124,083 79,281,287 8,510,183 9,735,946 1.14
2012 553 128,843 86,469,122 9,731,229 6,338,834 0.65
2013 540 133,916 90,835,015 10,175,808 11,773,344 1.16
2014 515 125,007 88,215,140 10,309,941 2,927,639 0.28
2015 495 122,709 88,413,888 9,667,557 9,078,125 0.94
2016 484 109,974 77,322,279 9,814,189 1,840,783 0.19
2017 464 109,371 80,145,747 10,727,379 1,339,736 0.12
Data current as of February 5, 2018. For current data go to RMA’s Summary of Business tool.
Where to Buy Crop Insurance
All multi-peril crop insurance, including Catastrophic Risk Protection policies, are available from private crop insurance agents. A list of crop insurance agents is available at all USDA service centers and on RMA’s website.
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